Gate Hours:

Open to Vehicles 24/7

Questions regarding installation access please call: (509) 225-8075

Access Control Resources:
In accordance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 and Army Regulation 190-13, all visitors and uncleared contractors desiring unescorted access to Yakima Training Center, must be vetted through the National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification Index (NCIC III).
Important information concerning the Visitor Control Center (VCC) and the proper identification needed for entry onto Yakima Training Center.
To complete a background check and be issued an installation access badge you must go to the Visitor Control Center (VCC) located at the Yakima Training Center Main Gate and complete an access request form.
Downloadable forms.
If you are denied access to the installation based upon information on your NCIC III check that you believe to be inaccurate or incorrect please see below on the procedures for getting the information corrected.
Visitors, contractors and vendors 18 years and older, entering YTC, who do not have a DoD identification card, will be subject to a background check before being allowed entry to the installation. Those who present a common access card (CAC card), Military ID, Military Dependent ID, Gold Star ID, or other valid DoD credential won't be affected.
All personnel (including but not limited to active duty, retired, National Guard, and reserve military and their family members; Department of Defense employees and their family members; and civilians who are not affiliated with YTC) who desire to maintain, frequently use, or transport a privately owned weapon on this installation will register the weapon(s) with the Base Police Office (if the owner intends to use the MWR hunting areas or ranges).